Space, Hope and Charity

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After losing her son Woody, Charity Woodrum dreamed of honoring him by offering financial support and mentorship to students in his name. That dream has come true. The Woody’s Stars Fund supports college students as they follow their own dreams of succeeding in science, technology, engineering and math. Students will receive financial support and mentorship for all four years of their undergraduate degree. Click on the logo to donate.

Award-winning documentary about a young woman from rural Oregon who overcomes poverty and tragedy while chasing her dream of becoming a NASA astrophysicist. After losing her husband and young son, Charity Woodrum finds solace in far-off galaxies with help from childhood friends and perfect strangers. Her deeply personal story highlights resilience, grief, mentorship, and the power of human connection.

  • Year
    2023
  • Runtime
    78 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    United States
  • Premiere
    January 2023
  • Genre
    Documentary
  • Subtitle Language
    English
  • Content Warning
    Film deals with the death of a spouse and child. Recommend age 15 and older
  • Sponsor
    Heising-Simons Foundation, Roundhouse Foundation, Starview Foundation, Research Corp for Science Advancement
  • Awards
    Best Documentary Feature, Audience Choice Award, Most Inspiring Feature, Outstanding Excellence
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  • Director
    Sandy Cummings
  • Producer
    Sandy Cummings
  • Executive Producer
    Kathy Deggendorfer, Erin Borla
  • Filmmaker
    Sandy Cummings
  • Cast
    Charity Woodrum
  • Cinematographer
    Tom Tanquary
  • Editor
    Diana Jenkins
  • Composer
    Alexandra Harwood
  • Music
    Alexandra Harwood, Lily Meola